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No Caption PGCVFRA Bingo Fundraiser 9/2/19

PGCVFRA PIO, August 14

Make plans to join us Monday September 2nd at Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department for the PGCVFRA Benefit Bingo.

CASH BINGO
MONDAY ,SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
BLADENSBURG VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
4213 EDMONSTON ROAD, BLADENSBURG, MD 20710
(301-864-4415/301-277-2255)

DOORS OPEN at 3:30PM/ BINGO STARTS AT 5PM

PULL TABS WILL BE SOLD
EARLY BIRDS PAYOUT $50 (3 games)
QUICKIES PAYOUT ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Sign-up Now for Convention Games

PGCVFRA PIO, August 03

It will be Convention time before you know it and sign-ups are open for the annual games and competitions. The games are tentatively scheduled for Saturday 9/21 & Sunday 9/22, but we need you to come out and represent your Department. Charles, St.Mary's, and Calvert County Departments are invited to compete this year. Food and beverages will be available. Bring your family to cheer you on.

Team registration ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, August 03

We are all proud to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County through the Volunteer Fire & EMS service. Here is an easy way to share your Volunteer pride while on the job or off.

Order your short sleeve t shirts, long sleeve t shirts, and hoodies in blue or gray, with PGCVFRA or LAPGCVFRA logo now. All orders must be placed by August 12th.

Place your orders at https://pgcvfra.itemorder.com/sale?fbclid=IwAR1Bt9A1bO-TbYRWkd2VNL8UtLaPufLY4qhmyDgqWbmyXvIyOFDQze0Rrxo... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Special Tribute

PGCVFRA PIO, August 02

Our annual PGCVFRA&LA Special Tribute event is planned for October 19th at the Forestville Volunteer Fire Department. We will take time to recognize the hard work and dedication to the Volunteer Fire Service in Prince Georges County by the 4 individuals being honored this year.

Being honored....
John Richardson, Riverdale Heights VFD
Joe Ball, Ritchie VFD
Tommy Stommel, District Heights VFD
Sally ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Bladensburg VFD to Host August Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, August 01

The August meeting of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association will be hosted by the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department at Company 9. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday August 14th @ 7:30pm.

As always, all Volunteers are welcomed and encouraged to attend.


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Help for 1st Responders

PGCVFRA PIO, July 01

The services we provide can be stressful on even the strongest in our Volunteer family. Always take time to look out for each other.
Asking for help is not a sign of weakness.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption PP Chuck Walker Elected 1st VP of MSFA

PGCVFRA PIO, June 28

Congratulations to PGCVFRA Past President Chuck Walker on his election to the office of First Vice President of the Maryland State Fireman's Association.

Chuck is a Life Member of Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department Co.34, and has served in many positions at the Department, County, and State level.
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Passing of Chief Chaplain Emeritus Litchfield

PGCVFRA PIO, June 08

The Officers of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association are saddened to learn of the passing of PGCVFRA Cheif Chaplain Emeritus Warren Litchfield. Chaplain Litchfield dedicated much of his life to serving the spiritual needs of our first responders and their families. We will all miss his prayers, guidance, and kind words.

We extend our condolences to the Litchfield family ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, June 06

We all need to be aware of the dangers of PTSD in the Volunteer Fire and EMS service. It's important for us to look out for each other because one 1st Responder lost to suicide is one too many.

Thank you to the team from Badges United Foundation that took time for the presentation at our monthly meeting in March.

Please don't hesitate to ask for help...
https://badgesunitedfoundation.org/... (Full Story & Photos)

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Important Policy Statement

PGCVFRA PIO, May 24

As all of our Member Companies work to build Volunteer participation in the Fire and EMS system we strive for inclusion in a positive environment of all that are willing to dedicate themselves to serving the citizens of Prince Georges County. It is our goal to build a diverse Volunteer workforce to meet the needs of our citizens.

Statement from PGCVFRA President Mark Trader...

"As we are sure you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, April 14

The Maryland Fire & Rescue Memorial Service is scheduled for June 2nd in Annapolis. The honored will include a PGFD member. Please plan to have a representative of your department attend to help honor our fallen 1st Responders.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hall of Fame Submission Request

PGCVFRA PIO, April 07

The PGCVFRA Hall of Fame Committee has opened the submission period for 2019. Please take the time to look over your department rosters and honor those that have made major contributions of their time and effort to the Volunteer Fire Service at the Department, County, and State levels. All submissions must be on Department letterhead, signed by the Department Chief or President, and may be turned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 31

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department on placing a new Pierce Engine in service at Company 39 this morning. Thanks for bringing this new Volunteer Owned resource to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Silver Hill Volunteers Honoring History

PGCVFRA PIO, March 29

The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department has recently stepped up their Recruitment and Retention efforts with the goal of building a strong future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in their community. All of our member companies are built on the foundation of protecting our neighbors lives and property. The Officers and Members are working to honor that history with a restoration of their antique ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 25

We would like to take time to recognize the Officers and Members of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department for their dedication to building the future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in the City of Hyattsville. They are hard at work on several large projects to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County and meet the needs their Volunteers .They are in the process of constructing a new state ... (Full Story & Photos)

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